FRIDAY 4 Glasgow
I Midday Concert Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 1pm. Admission free by ticket. Virtuoso music for viola and piano by Paganini. Kreisler and Hindemith performed by Emanuel Vardi and Kathron Sturrock. I Stakis Masterclass Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 2.30pm and 7pm. Free at door. Viola masterclass directed by Emanuel Vardi. See above.
I Carousel Churchhill Theatre. Morningside Road. 447 7597. 7.30pm. Extra date: Saturday 5. £4.50(£3). Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group take a break from G & S and go for Rodgers and Hammerstein instead.
I Music for Clavichord St Cecilia's i lall. Cowgate. Tickets: 225 6370. 7.45pm. £3.50 (£2). John Cranmer plays music by Scarlatti. CPE Bach. Haydn. Bartok. Herbert Howells and the first performance of Alasdair Nicholson‘s The Clock work Nocturnes.
SATURDAY 5 Glasgow
I Mozart and Salieri/Valentine Kilmardinny House. 50 Kilmardinny Avenue. 943 0312. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Glasgow Opera Group in the Mainly Mozart Festival with a double bill of Rimsky-Korsakov and George Newson.
I Carousel Churchhill Theatre. Morningside Road. 447 7597. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. £4.50 (£3). See Friday-l. The afternoon performance is in aid ofthe Royal National Lifeboat Institute following the drowning of four Edinburgh University students last summer.
I Edinburgh Royal Choral Union Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £6—£12. A fine combination ofthe SCO. soloists Alison Hargan. Andrew Murgatroyd. Catherine Wyn-Rogers and Jonathan Best. the ERCL‘ and conductor Christopher Bell perform Tippett 's A Child of our Time. Strauss's Four [.ust
Songs and the Festive ()vertureby Shostakovich in aid of the Cancer Relief Macmillan Fund.
I Edinburgh Symphony Orchestra Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£3). Scandinavian flavour with Grieg‘s Piano Concerto (soloist Antony Peebles). Sibelius's Second Symphony and A n Imaginary Journey to the Fumes by Nielsen.
SUNDAY 6 Edinburgh
I Ballads. Songs and Snatches Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. Tickets: at door. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1 .50). A selection of music for soprano. mezzo. tenor. bass and piano by Bernstein. Lerner. Offenbach. Mozart. Sullivan. Strauss and Rossini in aid of the Multiple Sclerosis Society (Scotland).
I Morley String Quartet Friendship i louse. 8 Belmont Crescent. 339 3008. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£1 .50). All Soviet programme for the Scotland USSR Society. including Quartets by Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich. as well as the lesser known Babadzhanyan and Khodosh. who will be present for the UK premiere of his work.
I Competitions Guinness Room. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 10am. The Hilda Bailey Prize and Robert llighgate Scholarship for violin playing. I Lunchtime Concert ilutcheson‘s Hall. Ingram Street. Tickets: at door. 1.15—2pm. £1 .25. Students ofGlasgow University‘s Music Department.
I Music at the Burrell Burrell Collection. Pollok Park. 649 7151 . 7.30pm. £6.50 (£5.50). A recital of French song by Sandra Porter and Malcolm Martineau to complement the Camille Pissaro exhibition currently showing at the Burrell. Doors open for viewing at 6pm.
I Edinburgh University Chamber Choir Reid Concert Hall. Bristo Square. 1.10pm. Free at door. A seasonal selection of madrigals and part-songs.
I ECAT Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street.668 2019. 8pm. £4.’£1/free. Steven lsserlis and Peter Evans play music for cello and piano. including the first performance of the specially commissioned In Memoriam Kenneth Leighton by Edward Harper. Also. Martinu‘s Sonatas Nos 1 and 3 and Britten‘s Cello Suite No 3.
I McEwen Memorial Concert Concert Hall. Glasgow University. Free at door. 7.30pm. The Mistry String Quartet are the University‘s guests for this special concert which includes the first performance ofthe 1990 McEwen Commission. DeadRoses by young Dundonian composer Gordon McPherson.
I Strathclyde University Chamber Choir and Orchestra St Andrews Church. St Andrews Square. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 8pm. £3.50 (£2). Italian and English madrigals and concertos.
THURSDAY 10 Glasgow
I BBC 880 Studio 1 . Broadcasting l louse. Queen Margaret Drive. Free. Fortickets write to Room 209. BBC Broadcasting ilouse. Queen Margaret Drive. Glasgow (enc sae). Conducted by Takuo Yuasa. Margaret Fingerhut (piano) performs Bartok's Piano Concerto No 3 and Stravinsky"s I-‘t'rebird.
I Merchants Music Merchant's lla11.7 West (ieorge Street. Tickets: 227 5511 (Ticket Centre. Candleriggs). 12.45pm. £2 (£1 .50). Geoffrey Allan (violin) and Jack Keaney (piano) in a programme of Sonatas by Vivaldi and Brahms. Paganini Caprices and Saint-Saens Introduction and Rondo ('opricct'oso.
I Celebrity Organ Recital Concert i la”. (ilasgow University. 1 . 15pm. Free at door. David Sanger of the Royal Academy of Music with a programme of Byrd. Pablo. Bruna. (ieorg Muffat. Langlais and William Russell.
I Cosi fan tutte Theatre Royal. Hope Street. 331 1234 or 332 9000. 7. 15pm. Extra dates: Saturday 12. Thursday 17.25 and 30 May (Glasgow); 27 and 29June (Edinburgh). British opera debut for German theatre director Jurgen (iosch. Jane Eaglen sings Fiordiligi. Clare Shearer is Dorabella. Thomas Randle is Ferrando and Simon Keenlyside takes the role (iqugiielmo.
FRIDAY 11 Glasgow
I Midday Concert Stevenson Halt. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 3325057. 1pm. Admission free by ticket. A programme of woodwind. brass and percussion ensemble music.
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